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Destination Downtown garners high honor for efforts in revitalization

Destination Downtown South Boston has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. 

Council agrees to remedy property screening issue

South Boston Town Council signaled its intent during its monthly meeting on Monday to remedy an ongoing issue regarding proper screening of Greens Folly Crossing shopping center from adjoining property owners at the rear of the complex.

Johnson tapped Halifax vice mayor

Kristy Johnson was elected vice mayor of the Town of Halifax Tuesday night during the regular monthly Halifax Town Council meeting held in town hall.

New law protects rights of farmers

Tuesday a law went into effect that will help protect the rights of those in the agriculture business, and even though Scottsburg farmer Don Reese says he never faced any type of restriction, his mind is now at ease. 

Comcast office closing draws council rebuke

Comcast’s announcement that it would be closing its customer service center in South Boston drew a sharp rebuke from South Boston Town Council during its monthly work session on Monday.

A governor from Halifax: High school student elected to top post at Boys State

Harrison Walker, a rising Halifax County High School senior, made history earlier this month when he was elected governor while attending Boys State in Radford.

Merging insurance may save in future

Merging insurance plans to save taxpayers money is a high priority for Halifax County Board of Supervisors and Halifax County School Board members who rolled up their sleeves and got down to business Monday evening during a joint meeting held in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.

School board, supes to meet

Following a joint meeting with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors Monday evening, the Halifax County School Board will hold a special meeting in the school board office conference room at the Mary Bethune Office Complex for the final payment of bills and to seek the local consolidation application for federal funds provided by Supervisor of Federal Programs Pam Eakes. 

Va. budget comes with Medicaid stipulation

Yes Virginia, a new state budget has been approved.

Approved budget gives workers raise

Halifax Town Council approved a $1,460,523 budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year that includes up to 3 percent raises for employees based on annual evaluations.